Gilgit Valley

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Gilgit Valley
Gilgit Valley is located in Gilgit Baltistan
Gilgit Valley
Gilgit Valley
Location in Gilgit-Baltistan
Floor elevation2,000 m (6,600 ft)
Geography
LocationGilgit District, Gilgit Baltistan, Pakistan
Population centersGilgit
Coordinates36°13′59″N 73°35′06″E / 36.233°N 73.585°E / 36.233; 73.585
RiversGilgit River

Gilgit Valley (Urdu: وادی گلگت) is a valley located in Gilgit District in Gilgit-Baltistan, northern Pakistan. The Gilgit River flows through the valley.[1] 375 km of road connects it to the town of Chitral via the Shandur Pass (3,800 m).

The town of Gilgit lies in the valley.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Negi, S. S. (2017-05-31). Discovering the Himalaya. Indus Publishing. p. 79. ISBN 9788173870798.
  2. ^ Brown, William (2014-11-30). Gilgit Rebelion: The Major Who Mutinied Over Partition of India. Pen and Sword. p. 4. ISBN 9781473821873.